The Postcard Killings in the Hardanger Mountains

Oscar-winner Danis Tanovic's The Postcard Killings, based on the James Patterson and Liza Marklund bestseller, is shooting in the Hardanger Mountains with local co-producers from Packshot LAB.

The film is produced by Good Films’ Miriam Segal, alongside Paul Brennan, Peter Calvin Nelson and Leopoldo Gout, and features a cast that includes Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Connie Nielsen, Denis O'Hare, Naomi Battrick and Ruairi O'Connor.

Filming is also taking place in Sweden and London.

The Norway segment is backed by the 25% cash rebate and Mediefondet Zefyr.

The Innocents in Modalen

The Innocents in Modalen

The Innocents is an upcoming supernatural YA-series created by Hania Elkington and Simon Duric. The series will consist of eight episodes which will be released on Netflix worldwide. The Innocents stars Sorcha Groundsell as June, Percelle Ascott as Harry and Guy Pearce as Halvorson, as well as Norwegian actors Lise Risom Olsen, Ingunn Beate Øyen and Trond Fausa. 

eQuinoxe Celebrates 20 in Sognefjord

eQuinoxe Celebrates 20 in Sognefjord

The 20th eQuinoxe Europe Intl. Screenwriter’s Workshop returns to the majestic Sognefjord in Western Norway, to celebrate its 20th workshop. Screenwriters and experts - BAFTA-winners and Oscar-nominees - from Australia, UK, France, India, Germany, Switzerland, Bosnia Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Austria and Finland will meet for a one-week creative exchange at the historic Kviknes Hotel in Balestrand. 

IIFTC: Meeting Indian Film Industry

IIFTC: Meeting Indian Film Industry

Western Norway Film Commission exhibits at the Indian International Film Tourism Conclave in Mumbai, February 23rd - 25th.  

If you are interested in hearing more about filming in Norway and accessing the 25% cash rebate, visit us in our booth located at the Marriott Hotel JW Juhu, Juhu Tara Road. 

WNFC at FOCUS in London

WNFC at FOCUS in London

Western Norway Film Commission will exhibit at FOCUS in London on December 6th and 7th, to introduce new initiatives and familiarisation tours, and to present Norway's new 25% incentive programme to UK and international film, television and advertising producers and professionals.

Film incentives to increase in 2017

Film incentives to increase in 2017

Norway announced its state budget for 2017 today, and will set aside NOK 56 million (approximately USD 7 million) for the 25% film incentive, up from NOK 45 million in 2016. The incentive aims to encourage large budget productions to film in Norway, and comes in addition to funding programmes for domestic production and co-production.

Film Incentive Update and Review

Film Incentive Update and Review

Norwegian Film Institute will open for applications for the 25% film incentive on September 1st 2016, and the application deadline is set for January 2017. Production costs assumed in Norway after confirmed receipt of the application will qualify for the cash back. The program cap will be announced in the State Budget, expected October 6th 2016. 

Shruti Haasan Filming in Norway

Shruti Haasan Filming in Norway

The shooting of the Telugu film Premam, a remake of the Malayalam hit with the same name, completed successfully in Norway last week, with filming taking place in Aurland (pictured), Flåm, Stalheim, Voss, and Ulvik. Two songs depicting dream sequences of the lead actors Shruti Haasan and Naga Chaitanya will be a part of the film releasing this fall.

Downsizing in Norway

Downsizing in Norway

Backed by Norway's new cash rebate, Alexander Payne's eagerly awaited Matt Damon-starrer moves to Western Norway and Lofoten to capture coastal and fjord locales. Downsizing stars Kristen Wiig (of Norwegian descent), Alec Baldwin, Jason Sudeikis, Neal Patrick Harris, Christoph Waltz, Udo Kier, Paul Mabon, Warren Belle and Hong Chau, as well as Nordic actors such as Norway's Ingjerd Egebjerg and Sweden's Rolf Lassgård.

Bliss World Premiere in Edinburgh

Bliss World Premiere in Edinburgh

Rita Osei's Bliss! - shot on location in South Shields, Bergen, Fjærland and Flåm - will have its World Premiere on Sunday June 19th at the 70th Edinburgh International Film Festival, screening in the Best of British section.